Posts Tagged ‘History’

The Land Called New Jersey

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

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This program portrays three hundred years of progress in New Jersey and the contributions of the citizens of the State to the history of the United States. It includes sequences on the granting and the naming of the State, on the colonial period, on early industry and transportation, and on Thomas Edison and the age of invention. The program describes the industries, educational system, cities, recreational areas, landmarks, historic sites and other features of twentieth century New Jersey.

Date Created: Circa 1964 (estimated)

Credits:
Michael A. Carlo – Cinematographer
David Jacobson – Editor
Winston Sharples – Composer
John T. Cunningham – Consultant
Gene Starbecker – Director
John Bransby – Producer

Publisher: Humble Oil and Refining Company (Incorporated in Del.)

Duration: 00:27:51 [hh:mm:ss]

Language: English

Smokestacks and Steeples

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

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This program traces the history and development of manufacturing in Paterson, New Jersey. Discusses the impact of Paterson’s Great Falls on the development of the city and its various industries. Cotton production, paper manufacturing, silk production and breweries were some of the industries that flourished in Paterson.

Complete Program Title: Smokestacks and Steeples: a Portrait of Paterson

Date Created: 1992

Credits:
Vincent N. Parrillo – Writer, Narrator, Producer and Editor
Gary M. Shinn – Producer and Editor

Publisher: Comcast Corporation in Association with Vincent N. Parrillo

Duration: 00:28:01 [hh:mm:ss]

Language: English

Gandhian Forum :: Rashid Khalidi

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

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A presentation covering the Palestinian/Israeli conflict. Questions that are addressed include: Can peace be justly achieved between the Arabs and Israelis? What role must the two parties play? What is the United States’ role in the conflict? What are the reasons for the intractable nature of the conflict? What is the approach to peace that has been undertaken thus far? What is the situation inside Israel, Palestine and the Arab world that has made achieving peace an increasingly daunting prospect? Which positive changes have occurred recently?

Complete Program Title: Rashid Khalidi: Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University Speaking on Prospects for Peace in Palestine

Series: Gandhian Forum

Date Created: March 2, 2011

Credits:
Edward B. Weil – Introduction
Steve Shalom – Host
Rashid Khalidi – Speaker

Sponsor: Gandhian Forum for Peace and Justice

Duration: 01:21:30 [hh:mm:ss]

Language: English